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Girl shot at the very least 14 occasions in entrance of kids

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) — A Milwaukee man is on the run after capturing his girlfriend at the very least 14 occasions in entrance of their youngsters.

Not solely did this mom survive, she requested to share her story on our Milwaukee Crime Stoppers phase to assist catch him.

The entire capturing was caught on video, which we’re about to indicate you on the sufferer’s urging.

*We need to warn you, it is graphic and heartbreaking.*

After we confirmed Nikeya Shumake surveillance video of the day her boyfriend shot her at the very least 14 occasions in entrance of their three youngsters, she was quiet at first, watching intently as he chased her out of her minivan after an argument.

He ran her down, capturing her till she falls to the bottom. As she’s laying there, he continues to shoot her repeatedly. However it was when her 12-year-old daughter and 5-year-old son get out of the automobile to cease their dad from killing her that Nikeya completely broke down. 

Retraumatized, her tears fell, leg shaking uncontrollably. 

We requested if she wished to cease the interview, however she stated no. As a result of Nikeya Shumake desires you to see what occurred to her from starting to finish. 

“I would really like the entire video to be performed so individuals can perceive from my viewpoint, and from my children’ viewpoint. To allow them to really see how we had been feeling throughout that second,” she stated. “And to know that somebody they name dad, somebody we as soon as liked, to show his again on us.”

Watch as Askia Sturdy retains capturing whereas she’s on the bottom, turns to run away, then comes again and shoots a number of extra occasions to complete the job. 

“He simply stored capturing, and I fell to the bottom and laid there and let him hold capturing till he was executed….after some time your physique will get numb to it,” she stated.

Numb, bleeding, she lays on the bottom whereas he runs down the alley. And after being shot within the head, abdomen, legs and arms at shut vary, Nikeya Shumake will get up.

“After I opened my eyes and I seen my child, my eyes had been in a position to focus. So I simply obtained up a bit bit and was like oh, I can arise, after which simply stood up all the best way. Then I grabbed my infants, I seen the woman, she was simply sitting there watching and I opened her door, pushed her laundry over and was like are you able to please simply take me?”

“What do you need to say to individuals who see this?” CBS 58’s Amanda Porterfield requested.

“Simply flip him in,” Shumake stated. 

After fleeing down the alley close to S. 24th and W. Lapham that day, on July 23, 32-year-old Askia Sturdy hasn’t been caught and is now wished for tried homicide. 

Milwaukee police imagine Sturdy is hiding with family and friends in both Wisconsin, Illinois or Indiana. 

Nikeya says the 2 have been relationship for 17 years, since they had been 15 years previous. He was out and in of jail and their children, Jermiyah, Askia Jr. and Zamiyah have witnessed him abuse her for the final a number of years. 

“He pulled a gun out earlier than that however he did not use it. However he was simply calling me silly and stuff,” she stated.

Shumake says days earlier than the capturing, the abuse obtained worse, as a result of she lastly broke up with him for good. 

“I made life straightforward for him, that he could not settle for that life was about to get arduous. I wished me. I did not need to all the time assume what he need. If I’m doing the best factor or making him blissful, I need to take into consideration me and my emotions.”

Nikeya may have been a part of a rising variety of home violence victims being killed in Wisconsin.

In response to the most recent numbers from Finish Home Abuse Wisconsin, there have been 80 complete home violence homicides within the state final 12 months. Almost a 3rd of these had been in Milwaukee. This 12 months, there have been 19 home violence homicides within the metropolis already. A lot of them Black ladies. 

“Some women do not even really feel like they in home violence as a result of they’re like ‘I combat again, I arise for myself,’ or they’re simply giving themselves so many explanation why they don’t seem to be going by way of home violence. But when they actually step again and look, home violence is available in so many alternative kinds.”

Because the capturing, Nikeya says Askia Sturdy has been harassing her by way of social media from wherever he’s. However she’s not afraid.

“Why would I reside in worry? God don’t desire you to reside in worry. He did not let me reside to reside in worry.”

Nikeya says her mission is to maintain defending her youngsters from Askia Sturdy and to assist different ladies in abusive relationships get on their ft and out earlier than it is too late. 

“The second I obtained up off that floor I used to be a hero. It was victory for me from that time on,” she stated.

In case you are harboring Askia Sturdy, know anybody who’s hiding him or have details about the place he could also be, please name Milwaukee Crime Stoppers at 414-224-8477. You may as well use the P3 Ideas app. Both approach, submitting your tip will not get you in bother, nobody will know who you might be. It is nameless, and in case your tip results in an arrest, you get a money reward.

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